OCEANSIDE — The Harbor and Beaches Advisory Committee unanimously voted down outsourcing harbor operations on March 21, after cost comparisons showed outsourcing would at best save $62,000 in the $2.7 million annual budget.
OCEANSIDE — A ceremony will be held March 8 to unveil memorial plaques on the north and south side of the Harbor Bridge to honor fallen Oceanside Police Officer Dan Bessant who died in the line of duty Dec. 20, 2006.
OCEANSIDE — Test wells were recently installed 100 feet underneath the harbor bed to determine the number of wells and cost to treat and output 5 million gallons of drinkable water a day.
OCEANSIDE — In addition to its ongoing focus to maintain the harbor, the Harbor and Beaches Committee discussed long-term solutions for beach sand retention and adding safety ladders to harbor docks Jan. 24.
OCEANSIDE — Community feedback from six budget workshops was shared at the Strategic Planning Workshop on Jan. 23.